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An emancipated society, on the other hand, would not be a unitary state, but the realization of universality in the reconciliation of differences.

Tags: Society, State  ✍ Author: Theodor Adorno

God lends a helping hand to the man who tries hard.

Tags: God, Hard  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

Who wants to shake the hand of the first man to put it to America's sweetheart.

Tags: America, Put  ✍ Author: John Agar

When I first met my husband, I needed that helping hand to take the reins and look after me.

Tags: After, Husband  ✍ Author: Christina Aguilera

If you find an Australian indoors, it's a fair bet that he will have a glass in his hand.

Tags: Fair, Glass  ✍ Author: Jonathan Aitken

To convert somebody go and take them by the hand and guide them.

Tags: Guide, Somebody  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

Faith has to do with things that are not seen and hope with things that are not at hand.

Tags: Faith, Hope  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

As the eagle was killed by the arrow winged with his own feather, so the hand of the world is wounded by its own skill.

Tags: Eagle, Skill  ✍ Author: Helen Keller

Where there is devotional music, God is always at hand with His gracious presence.

Tags: God, Music  ✍ Author: Johann Sebastian Bach

Most of the animated films I watched, the emotions are all prepackaged like canned music, the hand actions, the sighs.

Tags: Emotions, Music  ✍ Author: Ralph Bakshi

Use a make-up table with everything close at hand and don't rush; otherwise you'll look like a patchwork quilt.

Tags: Close, Table  ✍ Author: Lucille Ball

If we could but paint with the hand what we see with the eye.

Tags: Art, Eye  ✍ Author: Honore de Balzac

I'm spending all my time and energy on the project at hand.

Tags: Energy, Time  ✍ Author: Eric Bana

I'm really schizophrenic about that, because on the one hand I would say, yes there is, there's something inherently, even violent about it, it's wild and raw and all this.

Tags: Wild, Yes  ✍ Author: Lester Bangs

But on the other hand, I don't actively seek out stories or hunt them down.

Tags: Seek, Stories  ✍ Author: Russell Banks

To see a world in a grain of sand and heaven in a wild flower Hold infinity in the palms of your hand and eternity in an hour.

Tags: Flower, Heaven  ✍ Author: William Blake

On the one hand we have got to ask, are there some areas of universal benefits that are no longer affordable? But on the other hand let us look at the issue of dependency where we have trapped people in poverty through the extent of welfare that they have.

Tags: Ask, Poverty  ✍ Author: David Cameron

The profoundest thoughts of the philosophers have something trickle about them. A lot disappears in order for something to suddenly appear in the palm of the hand.

Tags: Order, Thoughts  ✍ Author: Elias Canetti

What is at a peak is certain to decline. He who shows his hand will surely be defeated. He who can prevail in battle by taking advantage of his enemy's doubts is invincible.

Tags: Battle, Enemy  ✍ Author: Maria Cantwell

Everybody should be normal. Everybody should be nice. I think they go hand in hand, and that to me is the default setting.

Tags: Everybody, Nice  ✍ Author: Steve Carell

One of the jokes on our flight is that, if we have a normal entry day going, the plan is for me... to actually take the orbiter first and fly it for maybe 10 or 15 seconds and then hand it on over to Scooter.

Tags: Actually, Plan  ✍ Author: Duane G. Carey

Our main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at hand.

Tags: Business, Lies  ✍ Author: Thomas Carlyle

Civilization and profit go hand in hand.

Tags: Profit  ✍ Author: Calvin Coolidge

When I was a kid, I was one of those really obnoxious 'oooh oooh' girls, with my hand up in the air constantly. I've learned over the years that that's not so attractive, so I've censored that.

Tags: Kid, Learned  ✍ Author: Claire Danes

The writer in movies is about as low as you can get and you really are a hired hand. You are paid a lot of money to be treated like dirt.

Tags: Money, Movies  ✍ Author: Andrew Davies
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Some people harbour an awkward clash of feelings - homosexual attraction on the one hand and shame or embarrassment about that attraction on the other. It is well known that the mind struggles to sustain conflicting views.

Tags: Feelings, Mind  ✍ Author: Evan Davis

All socio-political phenomena in the U.K. come laden with the baggage of a class-based theory or two attached to them. In the case of gay Tories, there is one particularly silly variant of the category, which asserts that gayness is bred in public schools and thus fits with Conservatism like hand in glove.

Tags: Gay, Public  ✍ Author: Evan Davis

Only the hand that erases can write the true thing.

Tags: True, Write  ✍ Author: Aaron Eckhart

Reed College required a thesis for a Bachelor's degree. Normally a Bachelor's is sort of like being stamped 'Prime US Beef.' They just walk you through, hand out the diplomas and you fill in your name later on.

Tags: College, Walk  ✍ Author: David Eddings

I was hesitant to go around and shake hands, just go up and stick my hand out to strangers. Then I learned to stick my hand out.

Tags: Hands, Learned  ✍ Author: Jim Edgar

When I have a camera in my hand, I know no fear.

Tags: Camera, Fear  ✍ Author: Alfred Eisenstaedt

Anxiety is the hand maiden of creativity.

Tags: Anxiety, Creativity  ✍ Author: T. S. Eliot

A strength to harm is perilous in the hand of an ambitious head.

Tags: Head, Strength  ✍ Author: Elizabeth I

In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine.

Tags: Art, Heart  ✍ Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do not plan for ventures before finishing what's at hand.

Tags: Finishing, Plan  ✍ Author: M. C. Escher

We have major fiscal problems on our hand.

Tags: Fiscal, Problems  ✍ Author: Chaka Fattah

I'd like to meet a lovely man who shares my interests. On the other hand, I possibly will not. It's part of the hand you're dealt. It's a challenge-and I'm not atypical.

Tags: Lovely, Meet  ✍ Author: Barbara Feldon

Sometimes in football you have to hold your hand up and say, yeah, they're better than us.

Tags: Football, Sometimes  ✍ Author: Alex Ferguson

One of the great things about stargazing is that it's immediately at hand for so many people. You know, you could get into scuba diving or bird watching, but the stars are always up there.

Tags: Great, Stars  ✍ Author: Timothy Ferriss

Critics? How do they happen? I know how it happened to me. I would send a poem or story to a magazine and they would say this doesn't suit our needs precisely but on the other hand you sound interesting. Would you be interested in doing a review?

Tags: Happen, Story  ✍ Author: Leslie Fiedler

I worked on 'USA Today' as a topic for while. I tried to do something on hand chairs, chairs that look like hands. I really tried. But some topics are not truly universal.

Tags: Today, While  ✍ Author: Jim Gaffigan

To rule is not so much a question of the heavy hand as the firm seat.

Tags: Question, Rule  ✍ Author: Jose Ortega y Gasset

This hand is not very active always, because it was in this hand that I carried my books. My carrying hand was always my strongest. Now I think my other hand has developed more muscles from signing all those autographs.

Tags: Active, Books  ✍ Author: John White Geary

Every director bites the hand that lays the golden egg.

Tags: Director, Golden  ✍ Author: Samuel Goldwyn

That's the trouble with directors. Always biting the hand that lays the golden egg.

Tags: Golden, Trouble  ✍ Author: Samuel Goldwyn

To look forward and not back, To look out and not in, and To lend a hand.

Tags: Forward, Lend  ✍ Author: Edward Everett Hale

I've had a hip replacement, I've beaten cancer, I had my hand operation, and I stopped drinking. Something inside of me just went, 'I'm done.'

Tags: Cancer, Done  ✍ Author: Eddie Van Halen

We don't want to show our hand to the fan base or give up too much too early.

Tags: Give, Show  ✍ Author: Anthony Michael Hall

A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.

Tags: Needs, Pure  ✍ Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne

The impersonal hand of government can never replace the helping hand of a neighbor.

Tags: Government, Neighbor  ✍ Author: Hubert H. Humphrey

I am content with nothing, restless and ambitious... and I despise myself for the vanity, which formed half the stimulus to my exertions. Oh would that I were one of those plodding wise fools who having once set their hand to the plough go on nothing doubting.

Tags: Once, Wise  ✍ Author: Thomas Huxley

I'm a random guy. I shake a hand and make a friend. I don't do egotistical things.

Tags: Friend, Guy  ✍ Author: Vanilla Ice

Liverpool fans were great to me, I still live near the city and they always come up and shake my hand.

Tags: City, Great  ✍ Author: Paul Ince

I wear a lot of second hand clothes unless I have a concert and then I wear beaded and sequined second hand clothes. No stylist dresses me although I do have a woman that assists me with the buttons.

Tags: Second, Woman  ✍ Author: Chris Isaak

The hand check has always been a part of pro basketball.

Tags: Basketball, Check  ✍ Author: Stu Jackson

On the other hand, I don't understand the enthusiasm for everything in the antique shop that Grandma threw out. There, the sense of quality has declined; otherwise Grandma wouldn't have thrown it out.

Tags: Sense, Understand  ✍ Author: Arne Jacobsen

Neuroplasticity research showed that the brain changes its very structure with each different activity it performs, perfecting its circuits so it is better suited to the task at hand.

Tags: Brain, Research  ✍ Author: Naveen Jain

Tom is the most eccentric person I have ever worked with. We get on very well and I am most impressed with how he can hold an audience in the palm of his hand.

Tags: Hold, Worked  ✍ Author: Louise Jameson

If I could stomach the awful part of being a veterinarian, which involves sticking your hand up animals' behinds, I would be a vet.

Tags: Awful, Stomach  ✍ Author: Allison Janney

Bill Astor knew these papers were missing. Stephen showed his hand in October.

Tags: Knew, Missing  ✍ Author: Christine Keeler

The soprano turned out to sound to me like the right hand on the piano.

Tags: Piano, Sound  ✍ Author: Steve Lacy

I love fresh citrus and always keep lemons, limes, and oranges on hand; they come in handy for spritzing up quickly grilled meats, seafoods, and vegetables, especially when followed up by a quick drizzle of extra virgin olive oil.

Tags: Keep, Love  ✍ Author: Emeril Lagasse

Life just doesn't hand you things. You have to get out there and make things happen. that's the exciting part.

Tags: Happen, Life  ✍ Author: Emeril Lagasse

Elton John can be a master of the sleight of hand. The arrangements make it seem like there are substantial melodies underneath the tracks - but almost nothing demands repeated listenings. Similarly, he always sounds like he's singing up a storm, but his voice glosses over the material, reducing most things to an uninteresting sameness.

Tags: Almost, Storm  ✍ Author: Jon Landau

There is a large stock on hand; but somehow or other, nobody's experience ever suits us but our own.

Tags: Experience, Nobody  ✍ Author: Letitia Elizabeth Landon

Prose on certain occasions can bear a great deal of poetry; on the other hand, poetry sinks and swoons under a moderate weight of prose.

Tags: Great, Poetry  ✍ Author: Walter Savage Landor

I've witnessed first hand the impact the Benchmark team has had on new ventures, and I believe their commitment to the entrepreneur and dedication to building companies of lasting value really set the firm apart.

Tags: Team, Value  ✍ Author: Kathryn Lasky

I believe managing is like holding a dove in your hand. If you hold it too tightly you kill it, but if you hold it too loosely, you lose it.

Tags: Hold, Lose  ✍ Author: Tommy Lasorda

Even if people censure me, they should do so hat in hand.

Tags: Censure, Hat  ✍ Author: Gustav Mahler

The hand cannot reach higher than does the heart.

Tags: Cannot, Heart  ✍ Author: Marilyn Manson

Style is the hallmark of a temperament stamped upon the material at hand.

Tags: Material, Style  ✍ Author: Andre Maurois

It is well with me only when I have a chisel in my hand.

Tags: Chisel  ✍ Author: Michelangelo

It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.

Tags: Eyes, Keep  ✍ Author: Michelangelo

Hip-hop is really standoffish. It's really competitive and it's really about who's number one all the time. Sometimes it gets out of hand.

Tags: Sometimes, Time  ✍ Author: Nas

You need help when you're starting out. On the other hand, some people are very naturalistic to begin with.

Tags: Begin, Help  ✍ Author: David Naughton

I still find it absurdly difficult to concentrate on a novel if there's a phone or computer to hand; I have taken to locking them outside the room like noisy pets.

Tags: Difficult, Taken  ✍ Author: David Nicholls

I usually write on a computer - unless I get stuck, at which point I switch to write by hand. I think that's common among writers if they get cornered on something.

Tags: Point, Write  ✍ Author: David Nicholls

This is the hardest of all: to close the open hand out of love, and keep modest as a giver.

Tags: Keep, Love  ✍ Author: Friedrich Nietzsche

This is what is hardest: to close the open hand because one loves.

Tags: Close, Open  ✍ Author: Friedrich Nietzsche

There is no finer sonic-producing weapon for a guitar slayer than a hand crafter Gibson masterpiece.

Tags: Guitar, Weapon  ✍ Author: Ted Nugent

Sometimes I will tweet an interview I have coming up and ask my followers what questions they have for the celebrity. I feel that way I can really know first hand what people want to hear answered.

Tags: Ask, Sometimes  ✍ Author: Nancy O\'Dell

If you think about Protestant and Catholic or Shiite and Sunni, they are basically the same thing... one eats with their left hand, the other eats with their right hand.

Tags: Catholic, Left  ✍ Author: Conor Oberst

Never raise your hand to your children - it leaves your midsection unprotected.

Tags: Children, Funny  ✍ Author: Robert Orben

I will to my dying day oppose, with all the powers and faculties God has given me, all such instruments of slavery on the one hand and villainy on the other as this Writ of Assistance is.

Tags: Dying, God  ✍ Author: James Otis

Well, on the one hand the Turks have the legitimate need to defend their national dignity - and this includes being recognized as a part of the west and Europe.

Tags: Dignity, Europe  ✍ Author: Gwyneth Paltrow

It's very schizophrenic because I like a lot of very straight pop, like Small Faces, Stones, Kinks; and on the other hand, I like a lot of avant garde things.

Tags: Small, Straight  ✍ Author: Dolly Parton

I have a Blackberry which I use, but I am one of those people who can only type on it with one hand.

Tags: Blackberry, Type  ✍ Author: Dev Patel

Give me the ready hand rather than the ready tongue.

Tags: Give, Rather  ✍ Author: Cesare Pavese

How many people here have telekenetic powers? Raise my hand.

Tags: Funny, Here  ✍ Author: Emo Philips

It is much easier to try one's hand at many things than to concentrate one's powers on one thing.

Tags: Easier, Try  ✍ Author: Sean Quinn

Industry is fortune's right hand, and frugality its left.

Tags: Environmental, Left  ✍ Author: John Ray

I believe in the dignity of labor, whether with head or hand; that the world owes no man a living but that it owes every man an opportunity to make a living.

Tags: Living, Whether  ✍ Author: John D. Rockefeller

A holding company is a thing where you hand an accomplice the goods while the policeman searches you.

Tags: Company, While  ✍ Author: Will Rogers

In recent years, we have seen the United States back away from pressuring the Castro regime, under the misguided view that placating them with an open hand would yield progress. That naivete has invited only more cruelty and oppression in return.

Tags: Away, Progress  ✍ Author: Mitt Romney

The invisible hand of the market always moves faster and better than the heavy hand of government.

Tags: Business, Government  ✍ Author: Mitt Romney

The paintings are transferred from my computer to a disk, and I can hand it to the printer this way; or I can modem the painting to the printer over the phone lines from my house in Hawaii.

Tags: House, Painting  ✍ Author: Buffy Sainte-Marie

Mine is the horny hand of toil.

Tags: Horny, Mine  ✍ Author: John Singer Sargent

It's the niceties that make the difference fate gives us the hand, and we play the cards.

Tags: Difference, Fate  ✍ Author: Arthur Schopenhauer

Newspapers are the second hand of history. This hand, however, is usually not only of inferior metal to the other hands, it also seldom works properly.

Tags: History, Second  ✍ Author: Arthur Schopenhauer

A person's fears are lighter when the danger is at hand.

Tags: Danger, Fear  ✍ Author: Albert Schweitzer

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